Wagenknecht, Edward

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WAGENKNECHT, Edward. American, b. 1900. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: Professor of English Emeritus, Boston University, Massachusetts, since 1965 (Professor, 1947-65; Ed., Boston University, Studies in English, 1954-57). Publications: more than 70 books including: Cavalcade of the English Novel, 1943; Cavalcade of the American Novel, 1952; The Seven Worlds of Theodore Roosevelt, 1958; The Movies in the Age of Innocence, 1962; Edgar Allan Poe: The Man Behind the Legend, 1963; Seven Daughters of the Theater, 1964; The Man Charles Dickens, rev. ed. 1966; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Portrait of an American Humanist, 1966; Mark Twain, the Man and His Work, rev. ed. 1967; As Far as Yesterday, 1968; Ralph Waldo Emerson: Portrait of a Balanced Soul, 1974; Henry David Thoreau: What Manner of Man, 1981; American Profile 1900-1909, 1982; Gamaliel Bradford, 1982; The Novels of Henry James, 1983; Daughters of the Covenant, 1983; The Tales of Henry James, 1984; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: His Poetry and Prose, 1986; Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Man, His Tales and Romances, 1989; Sir Walter Scott, 1990; Seven Masters of Supernatural Fiction, 1991; Willa Cather, 1994. EDITOR: The Fireside Book of Christmas Stories, 1945; The Letters of James Branch Cabell, 1975. Address: 24 White Pine Rd, Fairfax, VT 05454-9701, U.S.A.